09 août 2017

ADAS Can Lead to Higher Auto Insurance Prices

ADAS Can Lead to Higher Auto Insurance Prices New cars with crash prevention technology and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are causing auto insurance rates to rise dramatically, according to a Wall Street Journal article published April 3. The article explains that safety features such as autonomous braking, microprocessors and cameras are often located on parts of the car most prone to accidents, such as the bumper. And when these features need replacing, the cost can be five times what it would be without these... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2017

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand EC drive to cut HGV kill rates will see more mandating of driver assistance technology, discovers Siegfried Mortkowitz [Mob.Mortkowitz.2015.12.21] Since 1 November, 2015, all new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) sold in the European Union have had to be equipped with lane departure warning systems (LDWS) and autonomous emergency braking systems (AEBS). Fitting out trucks and buses with these two advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) was mandated in an European Commission (EC)... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2017

Driverless truck system will cruise Russian roads in 2017

Driverless truck system will cruise Russian roads in 2017 Russia's Eduard Nikolaev, co-pilots Sergey Savostin and Vladimir Rybakov compete with their Kamaz truck during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala on Jan. 16, 2013. Source: Reuters Moscow-based Cognitive Technologies said it's ready to release a pre-commercial version of an advance driver assistance system with artificial intelligence, or ADAS, for Russia's KAMAZ truck. ADAS qualifies as Level 1 according to the Society of... [Lire la suite]
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06 août 2017

Advanced driver assistance systems

Advanced driver assistance systems Vehicle technologies and road casualty reduction Vehicle safety is a key strategy to address ambitious long-term and interim goals and targets as part of an integrated Safe System approach (See ERSO web text on Road Safety Management and Vehicle Safety). Secondary safety or crash protection technologies continue to deliver large savings; in the last few years, primary safety or crash avoidance technologies have started to contribute to casualty reduction and hold potentially large future promise. At... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2017

Connected cars need to play well with smart citieshttps://readwrite.com/2016/08/13/connected-cars-need-play-well-smart-cities-tl

Connected cars need to play well with smart cities As autonomous vehicles and smart city investments continue their blistering growth, experts say it’s vital that these two connected juggernauts work in better synchronicity. An article by IT Online discusses recent findings by the International Data Corporation (IDC) its report “Collaboration Between Automotive OEMs and City Leaders for Implementing Connected Car and Smart City Solutions1.” In the report IDC looked at the interplay between these two massively... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2017

44 Corporations Working On Autonomous Vehicles

44 Corporations Working On Autonomous Vehicles Beyond trendy names like Tesla and Alphabet chasing self-driving cars, a host of auto brands and other tech heavyweights are also investing heavily in autonomous R&D. Private companies working in auto tech are attracting record levels of deals and funding, with autonomous driving startups leading the charge. Besides early-stage startups, VCs, and other investors, large companies are also eagerly chasing a slice of the self-driving pie. Using CB Insights’ investment,... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2017

Smart car, smart business model

Smart car, smart business model Connected, driverless vehicles are set to overhaul not just the automotive industry, but software, finance and telecommunications too. KPMG’s Alec McCullie tells us how. On 6 April, six convoys comprising more than a dozen trucks arrived in Rotterdam after driving across Europe. The remarkable thing? In each convoy, only one of the trucks had a driver in control on the motorway. The rest were driving themselves. Connected and autonomous cars are on a fast track to becoming the norm. In February, the... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2017

What is driving risk and why most apps DO NOT measure it although they seem to be interesting

What is driving risk and why most apps DO NOT measure it although they seem to be interesting Driving risk assessment is now of interest of : . telematics solutions providers . fleet managers (for prevention) . car insurers (for prevention, and UBI) A lot of applications then explain how they estimate driving risk. But, by the way, what is driving risk ? A lot of people seem to think that driving risk and accident are quite the same. If I observe accident, then I will learn and do stats and find a way to estimate driving risk.... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2017

The Future Trends of Usage Based Insurance and Telematics

The Future Trends of Usage Based Insurance and Telematics 3 Reasons Usage Based Insurance is Driving Global Telematics Market Growth It’s not hard to understand and forecast why usage based insurance (UBI) — otherwise known as behaviour-based insurance or pay-as-you-drive (PAYD) — is becoming popular among North American drivers and rest of the world. With improved governmental regulations and technology market penetration the industry estimates the automotive telematics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 23 –... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2017

Renault ARMs its Twizy EV with open-source architecture

Renault ARMs its Twizy EV with open-source architecture Automotive digital technology is spreading rapidly through the industry and among vehicle platforms. Premium EVs such as TeslaModels S and X, with semi-autonomous driving potential, signal what today’s technology promises. But it isn’t just the top-range products that are adopting such capabilities. Recently the Renault Nissan Alliance announced a collaboration with ARM, the semiconductor and software design company, to open the software and hardware... [Lire la suite]